St. Joseph Health Clinic LVN - Pedi in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:

Administers nursing care to patients within an assigned clinic. Provides assistance to clinic physicians.

Essential Functions:

  1. Demonstrates the ability to transfer scientific knowledge from social, biological, and physical

sciences in applying the nursing process.

  1. Gives patient education and instruction as directed by the physician (to include but not limited to,

judgments and decisions on phone calls, advising patients with physician guidelines, procedures

preparation, in-home care.)

  1. Perform clerical duties to include appointment scheduling, chart maintenance, x-ray and lab

scheduling, routing all test results to physician, and reporting results to patients.

  1. Responsible for room and patient preparation per clinic/physician guidelines. Patient

assessment, vital signs, history/present illness, allergies, medication, and visual acuity on

general physicals as requested.

  1. Administers specified medication and injection, and documentation on patient medical chart.

Administers prescribed procedures, including but not limited to, catheterization, throat cultures,

suture removal, specimen collection, ear irrigation, wound and burn dressing. Applies orthopedic

devices, arm slings, leg, ankle, wrist, and shoulder splints, and rib belts. Instruct in use of

crutches.

  1. Maintaining patient care area. Restocking supplies, exam rooms, ordering medication, and

maintaining drug supplies according to system policies. Maintains work area in neat and

organized manner. Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to JACHO and other

regulatory requirements.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

License / Certification:

Current Texas or New Mexico L.V.N license required

Preferred Position Qualifications:

BLS certification

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.